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Finial with at one end a dragon's head whose engraved wings form a short shaft terminating in a scroll with applied bead work decoration.
- Made in: England (?)
- (Europe,British Isles,England)
- Length: 32 millimetres
- Width: 15 millimetres
Purpose of object uncertain. The dragon's head held an iron shaft and so it may have been the end of a stylus for writing on wax, the end of a decorative pin or a manuscript pointer. It may also have formed part of a shrine cf. crozier held by St Gertrude from the St Gertrude shrine at Nivelles.
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCM8272
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